Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

Targeting funding success

€280,000 Cash Prize Fund

Investor Ready Advice

Access to Networks

Early stage innovative companies need funding to help their business take flight. The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition not only offers a total cash prize of €280,000, it helps companies get investor ready and introduces them to valuable networks.

This year’s Seedcorn competition is now closed for entries.

Thank you to everyone who has registered for the 2015 Seedcorn Investor Readiness competition. We have been overwhelmed with the response from SMEs across the island, North and South and are looking forward to a healthy competition again this year!

Submit Business Plan

Congratulations to those companies who have been shortlisted in this year’s Seedcorn competition. The next thing you need to do is to submit your business plan. Plans should be submitted before Friday 4th September 2015.

Submit Business Plan

Timetable for 2015 Competition

19 June Announcement of Shortlisted Companies and Invitations to Submit Full Business Plans
July and August Business Planning Workshops
4 September Closing date for receipt of Business Plans
7-25 September Assessment of Business Plans
25 September Announcement of Regional Finalists
October MasterClasses
November Announcement of Regional Winners
25 November Final Judging and Award Ceremony Dublin